Girl, 4, hangs herself with hairband 'as she copies TV cartoon' A couple who found their daughter hanging by her hairband in a freak accident believe she was trying to copy a stunt from her favourite cartoon series. Phil Brown and Lorraine Ford, 26, tried desperately to save four-year-old Paige when they discovered her in her bedroom but were unable to revive her. Paige had recently watched a scene in which a character was swinging around with what looked like a rope attached to his neck. More: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=505824&in_page_id=1770 Tragedy. i wouldn't necessarily see the cartoon as giving her impetus to do this. i think it was a dreadful accident."hairband became caught on a hammock where she kept her cuddly toys".